RCRC concludes Expo 2030 bid campaign in Paris, France
Paris, November 08, 2023, The Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC), the organization leading Saudi Arabia's bid for Expo 2030, recently concluded its campaign in Paris, France. The event was attended by numerous dignitaries, including ministers, a high-level Saudi delegation, and representatives from the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE) and French officials.
Prince Faisal bin Farhan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, highlighted that Saudi Arabia's bid aligns with the commitment of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to host an exceptional Expo marked by innovation and a remarkable international experience. The campaign's conclusion signifies the lead-up to the final voting process scheduled for the end of November, emphasizing Saudi Arabia's dedication to meeting BIE requirements and member state expectations, focusing on sustainability, pavilion allocation, and technology utilization.
The success of the Expo is attributed to the strong support of Saudi Arabia's leadership, collaborative efforts of government institutions and the private sector, and the warm welcome extended by the Kingdom's people, particularly Riyadh.
During the symposium, Riyadh's readiness to host Expo 2030 and the event's theme, "The Era of Change: Together for a Foresighted Tomorrow," were highlighted. Riyadh Expo 2030 aspires to be a world exhibition jointly constructed by local and international companies and fostering global collaboration and innovation.
Bilateral meetings and seminars showcased Saudi Arabia's hosting efforts, emphasizing the Kingdom's transformation in line with Vision 2030. The final vote to select the host city will take place during the 173rd General Assembly of the BIE on November 28, where Riyadh competes with Busan, South Korea, and Rome, Italy. Saudi Arabia aims to emerge as a prominent destination for global events and activities.